Michael Houen

Director – Smart Port Strategy

Michael is a logistics professional with 20 years’ experience in the operational management of container terminals and has been deeply involved in the development of automated terminal solutions throughout his career. His expertise includes system design, autonomous vehicles and fleet management software, functional safety, project planning and transformation strategy. Michael’s practical background in automated terminal operations provides him unique insight into the application of technology within the supply chain, the challenges of building human capital in digital workplaces, and the transformation of operational process. Michael leads the Smart Ports initiative within Hatch, helping operators to build Digital, Autonomous and Sustainable Ports.


Reducing Energy Costs & Dependence in Your Port
31st March 2021, 4:45PM – 5:45PM BST
There are numerous ways ports can cut energy and save money. Green technologies offer the opportunity to process cargo at the same time as cut emissions. This session will look at ways to save money across a port.